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53-2011.00 - Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

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Inspect aircraft for defects and malfunctions, according to pre-flight checklists.

53-6051.01 Aviation Inspectors
  • Inspect work of aircraft mechanics performing maintenance, modification, or repair and overhaul of aircraft and aircraft mechanical systems to ensure adherence to standards and procedures.
  • Examine aircraft access plates and doors for security.
  • Examine landing gear, tires, and exteriors of fuselage, wings, and engines for evidence of damage or corrosion and the need for repairs.
  • Inspect new, repaired, or modified aircraft to identify damage or defects and to assess airworthiness and conformance to standards, using checklists, hand tools, and test instruments.
  • Start aircraft and observe gauges, meters, and other instruments to detect evidence of malfunctions.
53-2031.00 Flight Attendants   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Verify that first aid kits and other emergency equipment, including fire extinguishers and oxygen bottles, are in working order.
53-2012.00 Commercial Pilots Bright Outlook
  • Check aircraft prior to flights to ensure that the engines, controls, instruments, and other systems are functioning properly.